Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of polypodiaceous ferns of the tribe Aspidicæ, having pinnate fronds with the pinnæ articulated at the base and often very deciduons in the dried plant.

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  • n. small genus of tropical ferns; sometimes placed in Polypodiaceae

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Examples

  • At 1,500 to 1,900 m, the tree diversity declines to stands composed of Picea jezoensis and Abies nephrolepis with a reduced understory and dense moss layer.

    Changbai Mountains mixed forests

  • At 1,100 to 1,500 m, the forest consists of spruce (Picea jezoensis, P. obovata), fir (Abies nephrolepis), and larch (Larix olgensis).

    Changbai Mountains mixed forests

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